Human Resource Management Major

The Human Resource Management major considers employees as an organisation’s most important assets. Your Bachelor of Business degree will focus on how human resource management links people-related activities to business strategy.

Studies in human resource management will provide business students with the broad-ranging skills and knowledge needed to respond to an ever-changing and dynamic business environment.

This major is suited to a range of business-related interests, including management, employee relations, training, advocacy, diversity management and equal opportunity. The human resource management major will equip you with the skills needed to positively influence business, unions, government and non-profit organisations in Australia and overseas.

Suitable for business students with:

  • An interest in employees as a valuable resource, and how people contribute to organisations through their work.

  • Goals to enhance their understanding of employment relationships, and learn how to manage the dialogue between employers, employees and relevant associations.
  • A commitment to fostering diversity in the workplace through the creation and implementation of innovative equity strategies.

What do you learn in the human resource management major?

This business major contains a variety of courses to focus your studies around the people who work within organisations: the human resources.

  • Employment Relationships: Through courses in human resources you will learn how to manage relationships between employees, employers and industrial associations.

  • Measuring Performance: Our courses will prepare you to measure the performance of employees against directed benchmarks, to assess when an intervention is needed, and how to determine the appropriate course of action.
  • Diversity and Management: Your degree will expose you to a wide variety of diversity management strategies. You will learn how to analyse workforce diversity and why federal and state authorities regulate it. Finally you will learn to design and implement your own strategies to handle equity issues within organisations.

Which degrees include this major?

The Bachelor of Business and any associated degree program allow you to study the Human Resource Management major:

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